Government Introduces The Following Tough Measures To check the rampant Accidents On The Expressway.
The government has introduced extreme measures to check overspeeding on the new trace days after a series of accidents that has claimed lives of numerous Kenyans.
In a statement by Transport Cabinet clerk James Macharia, the government banned matatus and all PSVs that carry further than seven passengers. The directive will be on a temporary base awaiting proper measures – some of which the driver has formerly effected.
Since the Nairobi Expressway was opened to the public, a number of business accidents and incidents involving marketable passenger vehicles have passed on the thruway.
These have needed an disquisition into the cause of these accidents and incidents so that applicable safety interventions can be developed to insure that marketable passenger vehicles use the thruway safely.
“ The Ministry of Transport has, thus, taken the decision to temporarily circumscribe marketable passenger vehicles with a capacity of further than seven( 7) passengers from using the Nairobi Expressway, as we probe the cause of these accidents and develop applicable safety measures, ” read the statement in part.
Also, the government revealed that they were introducing business bobbies at colorful points to apply colorful regulations put by the government similar as overspeeding.
The statement submitted to the public also indicated that the vittles of the Traffic Act will apply to those who don’t observe quested speed limits. Any person who contravenes or fails to misbehave with any of the vittles of Section 42 of the Traffic Act shall be shamefaced of an offence and liable to a forfeiture of over to Ksh100,000.
In a separate Interview with Kenyans.co.ke on Wednesday, July 6, Moja Expressway General Manager of Corporate Affairs, Zhang Jin, also revealed that they were introducing speed ordnance along the road to check overspeeding which has been criticized for the multitudinous accidents.